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The North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong, the Communist organization in South Vietnam. Plus anybody else who was shooting at us.

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Can Afghanistan be compared to the Vietnam war?

No, because the US is not fighting the country of Afghanistan. The US was fighting the country of North Vietnam. The US is not at war with any nation as of this date.

Was the Afghanistan war a long war?

The US has been fighting in Afghanistan longer it was fighting in Vietnam. It is the longest war in US history.

Who were the US fighting for and against in the Vietnam war?

It was fighting for democracy and against communism.

What were the results of the US fighting in the Vietnam war?

The results of the "US fighting in the Vietnam War", was that Communist North Vietnam achieved it's goal(s) of conquering the Republic of South Vietnam in 1975. And that the US did not achieve it's goal of preventing it.

What did US want North Vietnam to do after the air war?

The US wanted N. Vietnam to stop fighting in S. Vietnam.

What was the US fighting for during the Vietnam War?

The containment of communism.

Who was the us fighting for in the Vietnam war?

To preserve the south (RVN=Republic of South Vietnam).

How many years and months were US troops fighting in the Vietnam War?

US Servicemen had been fighting communists in South Vietnam since 1955.

What are the similaritis and differences between soilders fighting in the Vietnam and the current war in Iraq?

1. The US is not at war with Iraq. 2. The US was at war with North Vietnam.

Why did US get involved in Vietnam war and Korea war?

Part of the cold war; fighting communism.

Who did the US concentrate on fighting in the Vietnam War?

North Vietnamese communists

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